Definition of Abolitionist

1. Noun. A reformer who favors abolishing slavery.




Definition of Abolitionist

1. n. A person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery.

Definition of Abolitionist

1. Adjective. (historical) In favor of the abolition of slavery. ¹

2. Noun. A person who favors the abolition of any institution. ¹

3. Noun. (historical US) Somebody who favors the abolition of slavery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abolitionist

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Literary usage of Abolitionist

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1. Slavery and Abolition, 1831-1841 by Albert Bushnell Hart (1906)
"CHAPTER XVI THE abolitionist AND THE SLAVE-HOLDER (1830-1860) ALL the relations of the abolitionist to the negro were intended to bear upon the one purpose ..."

2. Selections from the Writings and Speeches of William Lloyd Garrison: With an by William Lloyd Garrison (1852)
"I AM an abolitionist ! I glory in the name ; Though now by SLAVERY'S minions ... I am an abolitionist ! Then urge me not to pause ; For joyfully do I enlist ..."

3. Salmon Portland Chase by Albert Bushnell Hart (1899)
"CHAPTER IV THE POLITICAL abolitionist WHEN a moral conviction was once established in ... Yet Chase never held himself to be an " abolitionist," but always ..."

4. Cotton is King, and Pro-slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of by David Christy, Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Thornton Stringfellow, Robert Goodloe Harper, James Henry Hammond, Samuel Adolphus Cartwright, Charles Hodge (1860)
"The first fallacy of the abolitionist.—The second fallacy of the abolitionist— The third fallacy of the abolitionist—The fourth fallacy of the abolitionist ..."

5. The History of Our Country from Its Discovery by Columbus to the Celebration by Abby Sage Richardson (1875)
"It made the slave-holders uncomfortable, because they feared these abolitionist people might get South and tell their slaves that freedom was a good thing. ..."

6. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"NELL, William Cooper, abolitionist and author, was bom in Boston, Mass., Dec. 20, 1816. He attended the public schools and upon his graduation received a ..."

7. An Essay on Liberty and Slavery by Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1857)
"The ninth fallacy of the abolitionist. "We have already seen that the abolitionist argues the question of ..."

8. History of the American Civil War by John William Draper (1867)
"Let an abolitionist (one of the most eminent men in South Carolina declared) come within our borders, and, notwithstanding all the interference of all the ..."

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